“So here I am. 32 years old and IT is ‘in full swing’ as they say and continuing to develop.
Val Wintle, 57, from Poole, Dorset, was diagnosed with mitochondrial myopathy in 1996.
Shaye Reid-Watson, 16, from Streatham, is a striker for the Sevenoaks Powerchair squad after being talent-spotted playing for Crystal Palace.
Martyn Sibley is the third most influential disabled person in the country, according to the ‘Disability Power 100’ list.
Lucy Brady, whose daughter Ella, six, has Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, says that raising awareness of the condition makes life easier for herself and her family.
Rianna Davis, aged 25, has Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome and lives in Putney, London.
Evelyn Glennie began to lose her hearing at the age of eight, becoming profoundly deaf by twelve.
Jonathan Church, 37, from London, is tackling three challenges for Muscular Dystrophy UK this year.
Jennifer Sheehan, 35, who lives in Oxfordshire, lost her brother Julian to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy when she was just 11 years old.
My daughter Emmie is a fantastic dancer. You should see her boogie around the house with the radio blaring, wiggling her bottom in classic five-year-old style.
Michelle Goldthrite, 48, has FSHD and lives in West Glamorgan with her husband Joel and daughters Sadie, 15 and Abigail, 12.